Ultra Miniature 2-Port Solenoid Valve
The Lee Company continues to redefine miniature fluidics with the introduction of an even more compact High Density Interface (HDI) solenoid valve. Featuring a 2-port normally closed design, this valve is exceptionally small in size, light weight (weighs less than 2.5 grams), and offers consisten...
The Lee Company continues to redefine miniature fluidics with the introduction of an even more compact High Density Interface (HDI) solenoid valve. Featuring a 2-port normally closed design, this valve is exceptionally small in size, light weight (weighs less than 2.5 grams), and offers consistent performance throughout its life.
Available in a plug-in configuration, this new valve offers similar performance characteristics to our traditional 3-port HDI design, but in a smaller package.
Published by The Lee Company on Sep 16, 2014
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